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  • At Macheo we not only acknowledge teachers’ efforts but also try to elevate their motivation to teach. Being part of the creating a child friendly environment, teachers receive the necessary support to become problem solvers for the betterment of education. This is how an act as simple as befriending, encouraging and assigning responsibility to a […]

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  • Family planning is a fundamental right. A major barrier to family planning is that many vulnerable women and girls are unable to exercise their rights and make decisions over their own healthcare, including family planning. More surprisingly perhaps, it’s also vital to improving children’s chances of survival but for many women and adolescent girls, family […]

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  • At Macheo, we believe that there is need to equip our children with the kind of skills that will enable them to meet life challenges. To cope with the increasing pace and change of modern life, students need new life skills such as the ability to deal with stress and frustration. We empower children Like […]

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  • In many cultures in Kenya, menstruation is not talked about. It can be seen as dirty or impure and the silence around it can lead to a lack of knowledge, which can generate damaging misconceptions. Many girls think that they are dying or have a horrible disease the first time they menstruate, as the pain […]

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  • Adolescent girls should be at the heart of a life course approach—a young adolescent girl is still a child, but often she will soon become a mother. Adolescent pregnancy is associated with higher risk of maternal mortality and morbidity, stillbirths, neonatal deaths, preterm births, and low birth weight. At Macheo we believe that the health […]

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  • Many kids in Kenya are facing the school day on an empty stomach because there isn’t enough food at home. The current drought period which was declared a national disaster by the government has caused real shortage of food and water. This has made it even harder for vulnerable families to access food as the […]

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  • As stipulated in the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC), all children have the right to protection from all forms of violence, injury or abuse, neglect, child labor, maltreatment or exploitation, including sexual abuse and exploitation. Macheo Children’s Centre is dedicated in promoting children’s rights and ensuring their welfare and physical security […]

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  • Today’s children face many challenges that deter them from reaching their full potential. Children face multiple violence, diseases, discrimination and physical/emotional abuse. Beyond reading, writing and arithmetic, a child’s ability to navigate this increasingly complex world requires a broad set of competencies, cognitive, social and practical awareness. At Macheo, we believe that life skills are […]

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  • Every child deserves a quality education which includes a gender equality dimension. Macheo’s mission in the education domain is to increase children’s access to quality education. We are guided by three common principle: children are ready for schools, schools are ready for children, parents and community are ready to play their role. We come up […]

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  • Being able to read and write is essential. Written words are gateways to knowledge and opportunity that are only accessible to those with the ability to understand them. Macheo believes that strong literacy and numeracy skills lay the foundation for all students to succeed at school and their daily life. We understand that without a […]

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